Organizations and Web Resources
Protocols and Guidelines
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, New York City - Many community clinics use a combination of Tom Waddell Health Center and Callen-Lorde CHC Protocols. The Callen Lorde Protocols are only available by direct request (use link for request form). Providers like them because they are visit-by-visit specific and have a strong informed consent component. [PDF Document]
Endocrine Therapy for Adults, Suggested Guidelines written by two physicians, a pharmacist and health educator, provides information on effects, regimens and delivery methods, lab work and other issues for prescribers, January, 2006. [link to PDF document]
Primary Care Protocols Project of the Center for Excellenc on Transgender Health, University of California, San Francisco. Protocols Project, launched in April 2011.
Transgender Primary Medical Care: Suggested Guidelines for Clinicians by Jamie L. Feldman MD, PhD and Joshua Goldberg, Transgender Health Care Project, January 2006. [link to PDF document]
Transgender HIV/AIDS Services Best Practices Guidelines developed through the San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Health Services with community and provider collaboration, 2006.
Shifting the Paradigm of Intersex Treatment - Key points of comparison between the concealment-centered model and the patient-centered model prepared by Dr. Alice Dreger for the Intersex Society of North America [includes link to PDF Document]
World Professional Association on Transgender Health (WPATH) , Standards of Care, Version 7. Released September, 2011.
Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version. World Professional Association on Transgender Health (Formerly known as the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association) (February 20, 2001). [PDF Document]
Tom Waddell Health Center Transgender Clinic, Protocols for Hormonal Reassignment of Gender, 2001
Journal of Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, September/October 2009, Vol. 20, Number 5.
Special Issue on Transgender Issues and HIV, Issue #1
Journal of Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, May, 2010, Vol. 21, Number 3.
Special Issue on Transgender Issues and HIV, Issue #2 (There were so many articles submitted, they had to run a second dedicated issue. These two volumes added some 10 articles to the literature.)
Feldman, J. and Bockting, W. (2003)
, Minnesota Medicine, Volume 86, July 2003. Transgender Health
Gooren, Louri, J.G. (2010)
"Care of Transexual Persons" New England Journal of Medicine, 2011; 364; 1251-1257
Gooren, Louis J. G. (1999)
Hormonal Sex Reassignment, International Journal of Transgenderism, 3(3).
Gorton, N.; Buth, J, Spade, D.(2005)
Medical Therapy and Health Maintenance for Transgender Men: A Guide for Health Care Providers .
Exploring your Patient's Gender Identity: Presentation at the Transgender Care Conference, UCSF, May 5, 2000. [ Transcript of above presentation: Dan Karasic, MD, and Lori Kohler, MD]
Keatley, J. and Clements-Nolle, K.
Factsheet: What are the Prevention Needs of Male-to-Female Transgender Persons? University of California, San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, (2001) ( Spanish/Español)
Lurie, S. (April/May/June 2006).
Overview of Transgender Issues for College Health Centers, College Health in Action, Vol. 45(4), p. 1 and 10.
Maguen, S, Shipherd, J, Harris, H,
Providing Culturally Sensitive Care for Transgender Patients, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 12: 479-490, 2005.
Moore, E; Wisniewski, A; Dobs, A. (2003).
Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual People: A Review of Treatment Regimens, Outcomes and Adverse Effects. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 88 (8). [PDF Document]
National Coalition for LBGT Health (2004).
An Overview of US Trans Health Priorities [PDF Document] Oriel, K. A. (2000).
. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association 4(4): 185-193. Medical care of transsexual patients Post, P, (2002),
Crossing to Safety: Transgender Health and Homelessness, Healing Hands: A publication of the Health Care for the Homeless Clinician's Network, 6 (4), June 2002. [PDF Document] Smith, D and Walter, J, (2005),
, Student Health Spectrum, Special issue on Cultural Competency: A Publication of the Chickering Group, January 2005. See pp. 29-34. Improving Services to Transgender Students, Improving Services to All Students Spack, N. (2005)
Transgenderism. Lahey Clinic Medical Ethics, in collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Fall 2005, Vol. 12, Issue 3.